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Magnolia Green Jumping Spider

Lyssomanis viridis

Description:

This is an amazing Jumping Spider guarding its eggs in the backside of a tropical tree leaf, there are around 43 green magnificent eggs in here. The species is well know for its predation abilities, thanks to its enlarged front legs.

Habitat:

Neotropical Forest

Notes:

Spotted at a little rural town "Restrepo"

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7 Comments

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Looks like a lynx spider..
We can call it as " Lynx mimic jumping spider" :P

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Updated!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

You're welcome, Phillip. I once made the same mistake... :-)

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Thank you Sergio, I Thought it was a Lynx spider for its anatomy structure, but now that you show me that species I see it now, Thanks!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Indeed Mark! thank you!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Sure is a green world in there. Nice find.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

I thhink it is not a Linx spider, but a jumping spider (possibly Lyssomanis viridis)

Nimbid Ditavi
Spotted by
Nimbid Ditavi

Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia

Spotted on Aug 18, 2013
Submitted on Aug 21, 2013

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